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Historical cases of aromatic use

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use essential oils aromatically ?

Essential oils are renowned for their variety of uses and benefits , and for providing versatile solutions for everyday needs . Among the many methods for enjoying essential oils , aromatic use has long been revered for its ability to help the user experience the potent , uplifting , relaxing , or purifying nature of essential oils . Not only is the aromatic use of essential oils extremely convenient and simple , but it also offers immediate benefits such as promoting a calm , stable environment , purifying the air , managing mood and emotions , and more . A simple way to experience the power of essential oils with very little skill or knowledge , aromatic use continues to be a popular application method in the essential oil world today .

Historical cases of aromatic use

Yielding the benefits of essential oils through aromatic use is not a new concept , but rather an idea that has been in practice for centuries . The practice of aromatherapy , or the use of essential oils and plant extracts , has been around for hundreds of thousands of years . In ancient Rome , China , Greece , and India , essential oils were used frequently in rituals or religious practices , as these ancient people discovered that essential oils had the ability to influence feelings and uplift mood .
While this effect was somewhat unexplained in ancient times , significant research in the 1990s helped biologists understand how inhaling the scent of an essential oil could cause specific chemical sensors in the body to react . This research helped prove the notions of ancient civilizations — that breathing in essential oils can have a significant effect on emotion , mood , and atmosphere .
Benefits of aromatic use :
• A simple and convenient application method that requires very little experience with essential oils
• Creates a calming , relaxing , soothing , or grounding environment
• Can help purify the air
• Helps manage mood and emotions